Pork Chops with Balsamic Pear Sauce

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Pork Chops with Balsamic Pear Sauce

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Plate of grilled pork chops garnished with pear slices

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
5min
Prep
27min
Total

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Description

This recipes works best with ripe pears. To speed up the ripening process, place pears in a paper bag with a ripe banana or apple. Both of these fruits give off ethylene gas, which speeds up the ripening process. 

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Ingredients
Serves 4
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4Blue Ribbon center cut pork chops
Hy-Vee salt, to taste
Hy-Vee ground black pepper, to taste
1 ½ tsp.Hy-Vee Select olive oil
2pears, ripe but firm; cored and sliced
½ c.Hy-Vee Select balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp.Hy-Vee brown sugar, packed
1sprig fresh rosemary

Things To Grab

  • Charcoal or gas grill
  • Meat thermometer
  • Large skillet

Directions

  1. Heat grill to medium heat. Season pork chops with salt and pepper. Grill the pork chops until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees, turning once. Remove from grill and keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the pears and cook until softened and slightly browned.
  3. Reduce the heat. Stir in balsamic vinegar, brown sugar and rosemary. Simmer until thickened and sauce coats the back of a spoon. Discard rosemary, remove from heat and serve over pork chops.

Nutrition facts

Servings

230 Calories per serving
1 pork chop

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 60mg
  • Sodium: 340mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 22g
  • Protein: 23g

Daily Values

0%
Vitamin A 0%
0%
Vitamin C 6%
0%
Iron 6%
0%
Calcium 2%

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From the week of July 15, 2015.